Your feet are the very foundation of your body’s mobility. Without proper foot function, the body’s balance and sense of movement are negatively affected and this can have a profound influence on your overall body mechanics and performance. Your feet have many roles: They support your weight, allowing you to stand upright. They propel you forward and stop you from …
Everyone is big into core stability and core programming. The lumbar spine with low back pain is also obviously a huge issue in our society today. When we look at the lumbar spine, we have these big buzz words—core stability, the core. When we start to look at all of the things that attach to the lumbar spine, it’s important …
PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US
The human body is not symmetrical. The neurological, respiratory, circulatory, muscular and vision systems are not the same on the left side of the body as they are on the right, and vice versa. They have different responsibilities, function, position and demands on them. This system asymmetry is a good thing and an amazing design. The human body is balanced …
Preventing ACL injuries and keep your patients active through corrective exercise programming Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 per year. With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic impact is significant not to mention the long term sequela to …
Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises
We’re proud that Dr. Emily Splichal has asked us to share her article “Compartment Pressure | The Secret to Preventing Impact Injuries?” It’s a topic that impacts our entire industry and as a Podiatrist, we know Dr. Splichal has a remarkable insight on the subject. Upon hearing the words “compartment pressure” – what comes to mind? A majority of us may think of exertional compartment …
Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist
Dr. Rafael Escamilla shares a recent research study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
PhD, PT, CSCS, FACSM
Hyperice’s RAPTOR is the best percussive massager on the market, says Gary Vitti. Learn why it’s his first choice for muscle release.
Founder, Hyperice Inc
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a manual therapy approach that optimizes human movement – learn more.
Erin Grigsby, PT explores why it’s important that patients understand proprioception and how it can impact their return to play post-injury.
PT, Medical Consultant and Educational Specialist for Bauerfeind USA